Syracuse University Coach Bernie Fine Fired After Weekend Accusations

By Maureen Mespell

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November 28, 2011 Updated Nov 29, 2011 at 7:45 AM EST

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- Syracuse University has fired longtime Assistant Basketball Coach Bernie Fine after a new audiotape and a new accusation surfaced over the weekend.

In a 2002 phone conversation obtained by ESPN's "Outside the lines" - Bernie Fine's wife Laurie tells her husband's accuser Bobby Davis that she knew her husband had a problem..

Davis, now 39 years old, says fine molested him when he was 7-grade ball boy .

Davis' stepbrother has also come forward with similar accusations against the coach.




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